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Volkswagen Polo Owners Manual: Towing a trailer

First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings

Headlight adjustment

Towing a trailer can raise the front end of the vehicle enough for the dipped beam to blind other road users. Use the headlight range control to lower the light cone as required. If you do not have headlight range control, the headlights should be adjusted by a qualified workshop. Vehicles with automatic headlight range adjustment are adjusted automatically.

Things to note when driving with a trailer

Pulling off on slopes when towing a trailer

A vehicle towing a trailer is liable to roll back a short distance when moving off on a slope, depending on the angle of the slope and the total weight of the trailer and vehicle.

When towing a trailer, pull off on slopes as follows:

WARNING

Incorrect trailer towing can cause loss of vehicle control and serious personal injury.
Loading the trailer
First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Trailer weight and drawbar load The trailer weight is the weight that the vehicle can pull . The drawbar load is the weigh ...

Retrofitting a towing bracket
Fig. 92 Dimensions and attachment points for retrofitting a towing bracket First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings Volkswagen recommends having the towing bracke ...

Other materials:

Adhesive/Sealant
Definition: Adhesive/Sealant -D 511 500 A2-, gray Adhesive/Sealant -D 511 510 A2-, black Edition 04/2009 Product Description Adhesive/Sealant -D 511 50 ...

Interior mirror
Fig. 78 Manual anti-dazzle interior mirror Fig. 79 Automatic anti-dazzle interior mirror First read and observe the introductory information and safety warnings The driver must adjust the interior mirror so that they can see clearly through the rear window. The driver’s rear view may ...

Refrigerant Circuit Repair Information
  WARNING When performing work on refrigerant circuit, observe all generally applicable safety precautions and pressure vessel regulations.   Cautio ...

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